Cordys

0001

A silver plated copper novelty vesta
modelled as Mephistopheles.

Realised: $70

0002

A silver plated brass novelty vesta
modelled as an elephant's head, with ivorine tusks.

Realised: $110

0003

A silver plated brass novelty vesta
modelled as a horse's head.

Realised: $160

0004

A silver plated novelty vesta
modelled as a portrait of Gladstone.

Realised: $120

0005

A brass novelty vesta
inlaid in enamels: 'Who The [Devil] Are You.

0006

A Mucuna (drift seed/sea bean) vesta
the natural large seed fitted with silver plate mounts as a wax vesta case.

Realised: $120

0007

A nickel plated advertising vesta
'Red Star Binder Twine'.

Realised: $100

0008

A nickel plated advertising vesta
'Peebles Hydropathic Hotel, Scotland'.

Realised: $110

0009

A silver plated vesta
embossed with a racehorse and inscribed 'Epsom'.

0010

An uncommonly small Victorian silver vesta
floral engraved bean shaped.

Realised: $80

0011

A Victorian silver vesta
engraved with the crests and mottos of the Scottish Robertson and Johnstone clans.

Realised: $60

0012

SILVER VESTA
An Edwardian silver vesta. Birmingham 1900.

Realised: $70

0013

SILVER VESTA
An Edwardian silver vesta. Birmingham 1910.

Realised: $70

0014

SILVER VESTA
An Edwardian silver vesta. Chester 1902.

Realised: $70

0015

SILVER VESTA
A Victorian silver vesta. Birmingham 1895.

Realised: $70

0016

SILVER VESTA
A Victorian silver vesta. Birmingham 1897.

Realised: $70

0017

An old cast iron 'City Bank' money bank
the two sections with original screw, probably made by Chamberlain & Hill.

Realised: $70

0018

A 19thC small carved bone travelling domino set in decorative 19thC card case
stained black and red.

0019

Three sculptural animals
hood ornaments and paper weights, modelled as a poodle, a terrier and a jaguar.

Realised: $130

0020

A vintage ship in a bottle
model of the 'Matua' (1935-1970), the blue painted neck and top with fine ropework sailor's knot, blue painted stand.

Realised: $180

0021

A vintage ship in a bottle
model of the 'Kjøbenhavn', fine ropework sailors knotting to the end, in cradle type stand.

Realised: $170

0022

A mid-20thC Hilger & Watts Ltd of London 'Constant Bubble' siting level
in fitted mahogany case with certificate and details to interior lid, maker's details to the adjustable base and tripod fitting.

0023

Eleven vintage silver plate shipping line cutlery items
Union Steamship and others, fish knives and forks, etc.

0024

A bronze bell from the 'HENDRIK'
traditional flared form, sturdy tapered rectangular section fitting with single suspension hole. Note: the Dutch vessel 'HNLMS Hertog Hendrik' was a Koningin Regentes-Class coastal defence ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy, launched 1902, decommissioned 1968, further details available. Diameter 345.

Realised: $1,200

0025

A vintage model of a tugboat
wooden construciton, red and black painted hull, removable top superstructure revealing electric motor, the stern winch with small electric motor, single lifeboat. Length 1000.

Realised: $275

0026

A vintage tortoiseshell constructed model schooner
the three masts supporting raised curving sails, the hull and rectangular stand also constructed of tortoiseshell, fine rope rigging. Length 490, height 415.

Realised: $450

0027

A vintage tortoiseshell constructed model yacht
the two masts with raised sails of tortoiseshell panels, the body including various hatches and covered helm, cradle form stand, fine rope rigging, small copper fixings. Length 380, height 420.

Realised: $275

0028

A vintage pond yacht model
constructed from laminated wood, dark green partial painted hull, the schooner rigged with two stitched cotton sails. Length 940. Displayed on wood stand.

Realised: $275

0029

A vintage copper and brass navigation light
'Not Under Command'. Height 240 excluding hangers.

Realised: $220

0030

A 4⅛" Hardy Marquis Salmon No.2 fly reel
with brass ribbed foot and line, complete with Hardy zip case.

0031

A quality Milward 4½" mahogany and brass Starback salmon reel
c1890s, with traditional Milward check button to face-plate, brass-lined spool and old line.

Realised: $120

0032

A good 3½" Army Navy fly fishing reel
c.1902, with embossed brass face plate, horn handle, German silver rims, permanent strong check and early braided line.

0033

A 4" Scottish 'Graham of Inverness' Salmon reel
c.1866, with brass face plate, alloy back plate, bovine handle and permanent check.

0034

A large 4¼" brass salmon reel
c1866, engraved 'Bownes & Bownes, 230 Strand, London', with smooth working check and bone handle.

Realised: $200

0035

A 3¼" Herbert Hatton Hereford fly reel
c.1920, with alloy construction, brass foot and red agate line guide and original line.

0036

An early 13-35" brass & steel extendable poacher's gaff
c1920, with butt priest and belt clip hook protector.

Realised: $160

0037

A good 13" wooden spoon bill drake decoy
c1940s, hand-carved & finished with tack eyes and lead belly inserts.

0038

A 13" wooden spoon bill (shoveller) hen decoy
c.1940s, with early type tack eyes and belly weight insert.

0039

A 14½" wooden wide body Coot decoy
c1940s, handpainted and carved with painted eyes and original keel.

Realised: $210

0040

A rare 13½" fine weave canvas Armstrong featherweight stuffed decoy
c1920, with glass eyes and full makers details to underside of bill.

0041

An original 16½" carved heart cedar mason hen mallard decoy
c1930s, with full swivel head, lead belly weights and brass wire line attachment.

0042

A 10ft 3 piece split cane fly rod
1950s, 'The Tweed' Redpath & Co, Kelso on Tweed, used as display only so in mint condition, with cloth bag. #220

Realised: $190

0043

An fine old 16" vintage wicker fishing creel
c1930s, leather bound with extra lure pouch attached, 10" rule embossed to lid, distressed

Realised: $220

0044

A rare Charles Farlow early model black metal fly box
c1880s, with bronze Farlow logo to cream interior and fitted raised cork bars containing 30 wet flies and 70 small dry flies.

Realised: $150

0045

A large trophy glass case fish
'Pollack 23lbs. 15oz.', the bowfronted glazed case with ebonised trim, painted back board and simulated shell and rock base, details painted to front of case. 1040 x 200 x 490.

0046

TWO GIANT CLAM SHELLS
Two giant clam shells. Lengths 390 and 280.

Realised: $120

0046A

2 CLAM SHELLS
Two giant clam shells similar to above.

Realised: $100

0047

DBLE CLAM SHELL
A pair of small giant clam shells. Length 330.

Realised: $140

0048

Six sperm whale teeth
dating from the early 1900s and collected in the 1980s from a descendant of a worker at the Albany Whaling Station, Western Australia, the teeth with original pencil notations, average length 150.

Realised: $2,100

0049

A fine quality Henri Picard 19thC French gilt bronze two-handled taza
beautifully decorated with flowers and leaves. Diameter 150, maker Henri Picard, c.1831 - 1864. He worked for Emperor Napoleon III, and presented in the Louvre. Impressed marks to base of foot.

0050

A large NZ pounamu (serpentine) river worn boulder
of approximately oval form, the top section polished showing rich dark green tone. 660 x 560 x 260, approx. 100kgs.

Realised: $2,200

0051

A bronze stallion with verdigris patina
standing with tail raised. Length 600, height 470.

Realised: $325

0052

A bunch of 20 old jailer's keys
the longest 150mm, on metal ring.

0053

An early 20thC M.F. Dent of London brass cased circular hanging barometer
the silvered dial with Fahrenheit scale,' Storm to Very Dry' indications, with curved thermometer included. Diameter 120.

Realised: $110

0054

PR BRASS LAMPS
A pair of tall brass ecclesiastical style turned column lamp bases. Height 860.

Realised: $475

0055

A c.1930s brass ecclesiastical presentation font
the stepped cover with cross finial, the body presentation engraved 'Presented by Rev. P.J. Gleeson 1939', the mounting bracket with patent details for Dublin, wooden shaped bracket mount and base support. Length 480, with old newspaper cutting dated 1984 regarding previous sale.

Realised: $300

0056

A 19thC carved ivory handled wax seal
the tapered handle with floral swags highlighted with ribbons and bows, possibly French. Length 92.

Realised: $120

0056A

Seven various old banknotes of the world; German
Dutch, Russian etc.

0057

A 19thC French cast iron decorative panel
open worked with central standing cherub in oval frame with scrolling lion masks and leaf detail, oxidised finish. 95 x 570.

0058

An Edison 'Standard' phonograph in oak case with cover
with metal horn.

Realised: $600

0058A

2 BOXES OF CYLINDERS
Approximately 50 Edison Blue Amberol cylinder records.

Realised: $120

0059

A Columbia oak cased gramaphone
with large metal horn.

Realised: $675

0060

A Swiss music box
the 6½" cylinder playing 10 airs, numerous teeth from the comb missing. Case size 460 x 215 x 150.

Realised: $400

0061

An early 20thC heavy brass building sign
'The Mercantile & General Insurance Co. Ltd, First Floor', the deep cut lettering with wriggle-work evident, eight counter-sunk holes for attachment. 353 x 560.

Realised: $140

0062

FRAMED ADVERTISING ON TIN-ICE CREAM
Enamel tin advertising sign 'We Sell Crystal [Ice-Cream]' c.1940s/50s. 600 x 445. Later framed. 150

Realised: $160

0063

Two 19thC bell metal baluster mugs
maker's marks to the base for E. Taylor of Sheffield.

0064

A Victorian walnut brass bound two compartment tea caddy
ornate strapwork. Length 200.

Realised: $120

0065

A small Victorian period tortoiseshell box
serpentine border, domed lid, ivory mounts and bone bun feet. Length 155.

Realised: $475

0066

A 19thC Scottish treen shoe form snuff box
the lozenge form hinged lid inset with a carved and pierced bone portrait panel, all over fine wire inlay and stained floral and leaf decoration, minor faults. Length 150.

Realised: $140

0066A

A large ivory cigarette holder
tapering cylindrical with mouthpiece ridge. Length 120.

Realised: $160

0067

An old bagpipe box
rectangular shape, the hinged lid decoratively panelled with alternating strips of quarter cut oak, silky oak and mahogany. Length 560.

0068

An Indian ivory cigarette box
rectangular shape, raised on small feet, the hinged lid set with a small brass elephant beneath a palm tree. 150 x 110 x 60.

Realised: $250

0069

A Georgian mahogany tea caddy
rectangular with brass handle and cappings, refitted interior. 240 x 150 x 135.

Realised: $150

0070

A solicitor's brass deeds carrying box with steel swing handle
the lockable cover to one end named R. Knox. Length 360.

0071

SILVER TOPPED WALKING STICK
An ebonised walking cane with engraved silver handle. London 1922 by Henry Tracy & Sons. Length 910.

Realised: $190

0073

A pair of 19thC tortoiseshell framed sunglasses
the circular green glass lenses in a tortoiseshell frame with pinned metal fittings.

Realised: $300

0075

A taxidermy yellow-eyed black shag
with wings outstretched on log of wood. Width 800.

Realised: $120

0076

A taxidermy shining cuckoo
alighted on branch with wings outstretched. Length 300.

Realised: $110

0077

A taxidermy Harrier hawk
with wings outstretched, on tip of branch with ferret. Height 900.

0078

A model of a morepork standing upon its prey
a shining cuckoo, the owl with wings outstretched, mounted on wood block.

Realised: $300

0079

A taxidermy full body mount of a duck
mounted upon a polished log section.

Realised: $210

0080

A rare and impressive grizzly bear rug
the full mounted head with open mouth, one claw absent, the winter coat displaying pale tones to the outer and dark brown inner, the green baize crinkle-cut border on a fabric backing. Length approx. 2200, width 1800.

Realised: $4,950

0081

A reindeer hide rug
the winter pelt of soft brown and white tones, well tanned. 1060 x 1040.

Realised: $250

0082

A kauri gum boulder
hand polished and semi translucent, 1.14kg.

Realised: $400

0083

A kauri gum boulder
one side in natural state, the other hand polished finish, 1.75kg.

Realised: $200

0084

Two pieces of kauri gum
both hand polished and semi translucent, 365gms and 510gms.

Realised: $375

0085

Three pieces of kauri gum
all hand polished and semi-translucent, 460gms, 180gms, 370gms.

Realised: $340

0086

Four pieces of kauri gum
all hand polished, 415gms, 310gms, 150gms, 135gms.

Realised: $260

0087

Twelve pieces of kauri gum
some hand polished and translucent, some in natural form. 280gms.

Realised: $140

0088

A large cut boulder of N.Z. nephrite (pounamu)
three cut and semi-polished surfaces showing good dark tone, the natural surfaces showing evidence of water wear. 500 x 190 x 360. Weight approx. 35kgs.

0089

A small carved wood African figure held in a glazed circular brass mount
the ship's type mount with internal paint finish and stand supporting the figure with dark patina. Circular kauri backing board. Diameter 200.

Realised: $100

0090

An old ivory walking stick handle
carved in the form of an African woman, her hair in tribal braids. Height 100.

0091

A dinner gong supported from ivory tusks
each tusk carved with various animals and snakes, raised on an oak plinth base. Height 520.

Realised: $575

0092

Over 100 vintage N.Z. postcards
Rotorua, Taupo and Maori scenes, all in a later album.

Realised: $200

0093

A pair of vintage wooden skis
together with the poles and matching leather ski boots. Length of skis 1900.

Realised: $200

0094

A pair of vintage WWII skis
together with one pole, old white paint finish to skis. Length 2070.

0095

A vintage 1950s Klepper T9 folding kayak
wood frame with canvas skin, two-seater with paddles, together with a canvas bag for transporting. Length 4.4 metres. This particular boat is highly regarded within the kayaking fraternity.

Realised: $550

0096

A vintage 1950s Klepper Slalom 59 folding kayak
wood frame, canvas skin, single seater, with paddle, together with canvas bag for transporting. Length 4.35 metres. Until 1961 most world championship titles were won in this model boat.

Realised: $600

0097

A three-drawer telescope
in zinc with leather binding, the eye-piece tube engraved 'R.J. Creasy to Charles Elliott'. Length 760.

Realised: $140

0098

A miniature portrait on ivory
Moritz Stiberth by C. Pienczkomska. Wood frame with oval gilt slip. Signed and dated 1820. Length 90.

Realised: $290